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Think of an Article

October 15th, 2014

question-blogWhat’s so great  about writing articles? Getting paid for them, right? Well … yes. But, let’s be honest, if finance was the sole incentive, most of us wouldn’t be writers at all, would we? I could probably make a better living as a plumber, though I wouldn’t be happy (and I’d still write in my spare time – it helps me think). Read the rest of this entry »




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It May Well be Copy, But is it Writing?

August 25th, 2014

heinzbeanzmeanz_60s1OK, confession time.  I cannot tell a lie. I used to be very sniffy about copywriting. ‘Those who can, do,’ I thought, ‘Those who can’t, write copy.’

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Publishing a Non-fiction Book

June 20th, 2014

It goes without saying that most writers would love to see at least one book on the shelves with their name on the spine. And it is a perfectly achievable goal.  But it isn’t simply a question of sitting down and writing about a favourite topic.  Unless you want to publish the book yourself, you will have to convince a publisher that your book is worth publishing. Read the rest of this entry »




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Which is Better – Fiction or Non-Fiction?

February 5th, 2014

We often get asked whether it’s better to start writing with fiction or non-fiction. Well, the answer is, it depends on what you want to achieve with your writing. Read the rest of this entry »




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What do you call a writer who never gives up?

July 29th, 2011

Published!

I am not sure of the origin of this quote; I saw it for the first time on a blog by an Author called Joe Konrath. His blog (A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing) is a great source of data on the subject of self-publishing. The success he is enjoying now (certainly from a financial point of view) is largely down to him publishing work via the Kindle and Nook platforms – that is eBooks, for those who are left scratching their heads. Read the rest of this entry »




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